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Gender: Female Meaning of Debbie: "bee" Origin of Debbie: Short form of Deborah or Debra

The name Debbie is a girl's name meaning "bee". Debbie and is often added to user-created lists like Old-Fashioned, Vintage, Retro, Classic, Eclectic, Unusual and Uncommon Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven, Hell, Purgatory---Girls".

From the experts:

The quintessential friendly fifties name, nearly epidemic in its day. Now many grownup Debbies have reverted to the full and lovely form of their name, which modern parents often avoid because of the name Debbie ringing too loudly in their ears.

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Famous People Named Debbie

Deborah Ann "Debbie" Harry, American lead singer of band Blondie
Deborah Ann "Debbie" Gibson, American pop singer
Mary Frances "Debbie" Reynolds, American actress, singer, dancer
Lil Debbie, stage name of Jordan Capozzi, American rapper
Deborah "Debbie" Wasserman Schultz, U.S. Congresswoman from Florida, Chair of the Democratic National Committee
Deborah Ann "Debbie" Greer Stabenow, U.S. Senator from Michigan
Deborrah Kaye "Debbie" Allen, American actress and dancer
Debbie Graham, American tennis player
Debbie Ferguson-McKenzie, Bahamian Olympic sprinter
Debbie Ann Rochon, Canadian actress
Despina "Debbie" Matenopoulos, American TV host
Debbie Turner, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Debbie

Debbie, two characters in TV series "Boy Meets World"
Debbie Murdoch, character in the movie "I've Been Waiting for You"
Debbie Gallagher, character in TV series "Shameless"
Debbie Benton, main character in movie "Debbie Does Dallas"
Debbie Dean, character in British soap "Hollyoaks"
Debbie Dingle, character in British soap "Emmerdale"
Debbie Downer, character on TV's "Saturday Night Live," portrayed by Rachel Dratch
The Debbies, characters on animated series "The Oblongs"
"Debbie," song by R. Stevie Moore
"Debbie," song by the B-52s
Little Debbie, brand of snack foods